Medium and Long-term Plan of Energy Conservation: 10 Energy Conservation Programmes China 2004

Name of policy Medium and Long-term Plan of Energy Conservation: 10 Energy Conservation Programmes
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country China
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Direct investment
      • Procurement rules
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Monitoring
      • Other mandatory requirements
        • Codes and standards
          • Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
      • Policy support
        Sector name
        • Buildings
          • Appliances
          • Heating and cooling
          • Hot water and cooking
        • Industry
          • General
            • Transport
              • Heavy duty vehicles
              • Light duty vehicles
            Policy description The programming period of this plan is from 2006 to 2020. It provides guidelines for Rural Hydropower plan to increase its installed hydropower capacity by 15 million kilowatts to supply electricity for 10 million rural residents from 2006 to 2010 by constructing 400 hydropower driven counties; Guidelines for Transport plan six railways for passenger transportation, including one between Beijing and Shanghai and five inter-city railways, 14 expressway by 2010; Plan for Energy Conservation aims to reduce energy consumption per capita by 43% in 2020, compared to 2005.
            Policy type
            • Changing activity
            • Energy efficiency2
            Policy stringency
            Implementation state Implemented
            Date of decision 2004
            Start date of implementation
            End date of implementation
            High impact GHG reduction
            Impact indicator


            Source or references http://projects.wri.org/sd-pams-database/china/medium-and-long-term-energy-conservation-plan

            http://fourfact.com/images/uploads/China_Energy_Saving_Plan.pdf

            Supports policies
            Is supported by policies
            Comments (background and assessment)
            Status Final

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